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10 Hold'em Tips: Calculating Your Win Rate

Continuing a 10-part series of "hold'em tips" for new players, we discuss calculating win rates both for cash games and tournaments & why it's a good idea.

10 Hold'em Tips: Slow Playing Do's and Don'ts

Continuing a 10-part series of "hold'em tips" for new players, we cover some important "do's" and "don'ts" when it comes to "slow playing."

Talking "Peak Poker Performance" with Dr. Patricia Cardner

Dr. Patricia Cardner discusses her new book focused on helping your mental game, "Peak Poker Performance: How to Bring Your 'A' Game to Every Session."

Gathering Chips and Challenges: Building a Poker Career with Mike Sneideman

Mail-carrier-turned-poker-pro Mike Sneideman discusses the challenges that come with playing poker for a living.

10 Hold'em Tips: Bluff Catching

Continuing a 10-part series of "hold'em tips" for new players, we discuss "bluff catching" & what criteria need to be present in order to call down bluffs.

Five More Mistakes Rookies Make in Live Tournaments Without Realizing It

Live tournaments can be daunting for new players, causing them to make more mistakes than they might realize. Here are five more new players often make.

Understanding 7-Card Stud with Barry Greenstein

Team PokerStars Pro Barry Greenstein discusses seven-card stud history and strategy, including some of key differences between stud and no-limit hold'em.

Jonathan Little Attempts a Gigantic 2x-Pot River Bluff

On the river with total air, and Jonathan Little bets more than twice the pot! Watch and follow his analysis, and decide if you'd play the hand similarly.

10 Hold'em Tips: Pot Odds Basics

Continuing a 10-part series of "hold'em tips" for new players, we discuss calculating pot odds and using pot odds to help with decisions at the table.

What You Can and Can't Control in Poker, and Why It Matters

You might think having superstitions or beliefs about controlling uncontrollable phenomena at the poker table is harmless, but they can be very detrimental.

10 Hold'em Tips: The Fundamentals of Set Mining

Continuing a 10-part series of articles providing "hold'em tips" for new players is a discussion of strategic considerations when set mining.

10 Hold'em Tips: Playing Suited Connectors

Continuing a 10-part series of articles providing "hold'em tips" for new players is a discussion of strategic considerations when playing suited connectors.

Hand Review: Keven Stammen Plays a Four-Bet Pot With Aces

A hand from Day 2 of the 2016 WSOP Main Event finds Keven Stammen picking up aces versus an opponent calling his four-bet from the blinds.

Risky Business: Medium-Stacked in a Tournament's Middle Stage

Having a medium stack in a tournament's middle stage might feel comfortable, but one careless hand can swiftly send you into the danger zone.

10 Hold'em Tips: The Check-Raise

A discussing of check-raising (both for value and as a bluff) kicks off a new 10-part series of articles providing "hold'em tips" for new players.

Jonathan Little Reveals One of His Favorite Bluff Spots

Jonathan Little shares a hand illustrating one of his favorite bluffs -- a small, low-risk/high-reward river bet an opponent is likely not to call.

Fedor Holz Analyzes Key Heads-Up Hand on Way to High Roller for One Drop Win

Fedor Holz discusses a key heads-up hand from the $111,111 One Drop High Roller in which his image as being capable of bluffing helped him win a key pot.

Understanding the Endgame: Matt Affleck on "ICM" or Independent Chip Modeling

On his way to a second deep WSOP run inside of a week, Matt Affleck discusses "ICM" or Independent Chip Modeling as it pertains to endgame strategy.

Advice on What Not to Do: Learning from Miikka Anttonen’s Once a Gambler

Finnish poker pro Miikka Anttonen discusses the first installment of his three-part memoir, "Once a Gambler," while dispensing plenty of strategy advice.

Sharpen Your Short-Handed Game: Fedor Holz on Shootout Strategy

The world's top-ranked tournament player (according to the Global Poker Index) Fedor Holz discusses shootout strategy at the World Series of Poker.

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